Prompting Inmate Bloggers Promotes Deeper Thinking

¬†   Blogging is such a great tool for rehabilitation. That is one reason why Suzie and I created Stone City Blog. We want all inmates to have access to this new and effective rehabilitative tool. I'd like to encourage everyone who reads Stone City Blog, to reach out to the bloggers, and prompt them. … Continue reading Prompting Inmate Bloggers Promotes Deeper Thinking

The Two Day Shakedown

    On Thursday December 1st, DOC spent $18K to shakedown two units. DOC brought extra guards in by the buss load! Literally. The first unit they hit was G UNIT. The dog program is in that unit. So at about 10 am, a guard brought me Sam from G UNIT. Sam is a two … Continue reading The Two Day Shakedown

Mental Health & Prison

    There is a perception that jails and prisons are doubling as mental health institutions. Perception is reality. As I look around the dayroom I see a variety of inmates with mental health issues. The severity of their issues range from mild to extreme. For the most part, everyone in prison has some type … Continue reading Mental Health & Prison

My 14th NA Meeting

    Prison is full of drama, negativity, and hate. But thanks to programs like NA, prison also offers hope, time to reflect, time to heal, and plenty of time for rehabilitation. Some of the tools I'm finding from within NA are very effective and powerful. They go beyond addiction and can be applied by … Continue reading My 14th NA Meeting

My 3rd NA Meeting

    The topic of this meeting was "Recovery¬†& Relapse". My issue isn't with drugs anymore. It's with treating people with dignity and respect. It's with keeping my words kind and uplifting. Therefore, when I succeed at this, I view it as a form of RECOVERY from an otherwise destructive and negative lifestyle. NA has … Continue reading My 3rd NA Meeting

My 1st Narcotics Anonymous Meeting

  Back in 1996, I lived with a couple heroin junkies at the Washington State Penitentiary in Walla Walla, Wa. They tried like hell to get me to shoot up that brown liquid syrup. I was offered hundreds of dollars in free dope to "just try it''. I held my ground and refused. However, I … Continue reading My 1st Narcotics Anonymous Meeting

Using My Time In Prison Productively

    I've been in the Honor Unit for 8 weeks now. I love it! Things are going great. I'm in a clean cell and I have a good celly. I have a new job. I go around to all the units and pass out commissary¬†(store). One privilege the Honor Unit offers is an 8 … Continue reading Using My Time In Prison Productively